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Consultants Conference Continues To Thrive
Under Armour, Cotton – A Special Partnership
California Farm Bureau Welcomes Trade Pacts
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Let's Get Back To Basics
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Chinese Scientists Visit Georgia
U.S. Cotton Quality Continues To Improve
Landscape Has Changed For Varieties
Web Poll: Drought Affects Fall Burndown
Cotton's Agenda
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What Customers Want
Editor's Note
Specialist Speaking
Industry News
Cotton Ginners Marketplace
My Turn: In Search Of A ‘Normal Year’
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It’s Time To Make Crucial Decisions

By Charles Parker
NCC Chairman
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This is a familiar time of the year for those in the cotton seed business and producers who are looking ahead to 2012. The choices are numerous for choosing new seed varieties.

Here is a summary of what many of the companies will offer in the upcoming crop season:

DELTAPINE
The company will introduce its 2012 variety lineup at a special event in Charleston, S.C., on Dec. 9-11. A more formal announcement will be made in January.
 

BAYER CROPSCIENCE
Bayer continues to commercialize its GlyTol glyphosate-tolerant technology by introducing four new FiberMax varieties for 2012. It also is offering a LibertyLink Bollgard II variety under the Stoneville brand.

New Varieties:
FM 2011GT
FM 9250GL
FM 2989GLB2
FM 2484B2F
ST 4145LLB2
 

PHYTOGEN
Although PhytoGen didn’t release any new varieties for 2012, it continues to have success with its current portfolio. According to USDA, Phyto-Gen’s PHY 375 WRF was planted on 10.6 percent of upland acres, making it the top variety in the Cotton Belt.
 

AMERICOT
This Texas-based company will introduce three new varieties for 2012. One is a Bollgard/Roundup Ready Flex variety. Another is a NexGen variety. The third is a conventional variety from the University of Arkansas.

New Varieties:
AM 1511 B2RF
NG 2051 B2RF
AM UA48
 

ALL-TEX
This Texas company will offer nine new varieties for 2012. Included will be four RR Flex/Bollgard II varieties and five conventional varieties.

New Varieties:
Rapid (2359) B2RF
Edge (81227) B2RF
Dinero (81220) B2RF
81144 B2RF
A102
OL220
LA122
7A21
(Pima) P-203
 

CROPLAN GENETICS
The company will launch one new variety in 2012 to go along with the five it already has in its portfolio.

New Varieties:
CG 3787B2RF
 

DYNA-GRO
This company will offer one new variety to go along with its existing five varieties.

New Varieties:
DG 2595 B2RF
 

HAZERA
This company, based in Israel, will offer one new Acala type variety to go along with four existing hybrid varieties and two Acala types.

New Varieties:
Ravon
 

SEED SOURCE GENETICS
This company, which originally began in Texas, will offer eight varieties in 2012, including two new conventional varieties from the University of Arkansas.

New Varieties:
SSG AU 03
SSG AU 22

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